Samsung R540-JS08DE

Specifications

Samsung R540-JS08DENotebook: Samsung R540-JS08DE (R540 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.377kg
Price: 699 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 77%, features: 64%, display: 70% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Samsung R540-JS08DE

79% Review Samsung R540-JS08DE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Refurbished. Samsung beefs up its low price entry-level R530 with an Intel Core CPU and Radeon graphics. The TFT isn't reflective anymore, but the lid and wrist-rest are even more so. Will the office-multimedia-all-rounder's concept be successful?

Foreign Reviews

79% Test Samsung R540-JS08DE Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 77% display: 70% mobility: 77% workmanship: 76% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 91%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v: Renamed HD 5145 GPU (which is a slightly high clocked HD 4570) and therefore an entry level graphics card with DirectX 10.1 support.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.377 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

Samsung reviews


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Lenovo ThinkPad L512
Core i5 520M
» HP G62-a85ES
Phenom II X2 N620
» HP G62-a45SF
Athlon II P320
» Samsung R540-JS04
Core i3 350M
» Samsung R540-11
Core i5 450M
» MSI CX620MX-i3343W7P
Core i3 330M
» Acer Aspire 5732ZG-452G25Mibs
Pentium Dual Core T4500
» Samsung R540
Core i5 450M

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» HP ProBook 650 G1
Radeon HD 8750M, Core i5 4200M
» HP Envy 15z
Radeon HD 8650G, A-Series A10-5750M
» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-108
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» MSI GS60 2PE-048CZ
GeForce GTX 870M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo Y50-70 59-422475
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Asus K550LB-XX182D
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200U
» Asus ASUSPRO ESSENTIAL PU550CA
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U
» Acer Aspire V5-573G-74518G25aii
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i5 4210U
» Acer Aspire M5-583P-6637
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U
» Asus X550LDV-XO610H
GeForce 820M, Core i5 4210U
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i5 4200H
» Toshiba Satellite S50T-B-10H
Radeon R7 M260, Core i7 4500U
» Asus G550JK-DS71
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4700HQ
» HP Pavilion 15-J6Z61EA
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4510U
» Acer Aspire E1-510
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2920
» Toshiba Satellite C55-A5140
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2820
» MSI GP60 2PE-008RU
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4700HQ
» Dell Inspiron 3542
GeForce 820M, Core i5 4210U
» Dell Inspiron 3537
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U
» Asus R510LN
GeForce 840M, Core i3 4010U
» Acer Aspire E1-570G
GeForce GT 740M, Core i3 3217U
Current Prices

Amazon.com

$25.88 Samsung Replacement 90W AC Adapter for Notebook Model: NP-R540-JS07DE, NP-R540-JS07PL, NP-R540-JS08, NP-R540-JS08AU, NP-R540-JS08DE, NP-R540-JS09, NP-R540-JS09DE, NP-R540-JS0A, NP-R540-JS0B, 100% Compatible With P/N: AD8019, AD-9019, AD-9019A, AD-9019E, AD-9019N, AD-9019, SADP-90FH B, SPA-V20, SPA-V20E/E, AD-9019M, AA-PA1N90W/US.***COME WITH MICROFIBER ADAPTER POUCH!! "STONE POWER EXCLUSIVE"***

Laptop-Tech Laptop Charger for Samsung NP-R530-JB02UK NP-R530-JT50 NP-R540-JA06DE NP-R540-JS08DE NP-R540-JS09DE Compatible Replacement Notebook Adapter Power Supply -LAPTOP-TECH (UK Powercord and 12 Month Warranty)
» 11.99 GBP (lowest price)
11.99 GBP Amazon Marketplace UK

The displayed prices can be up to one day old.

> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Samsung > Samsung R540-JS08DE
Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-01-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)